The name Carver is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wood carver". Carver and is often added to lists like Occupational Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibset ....".
From the experts:
Carver is an occupational name with an artistic bent, as is the newly arrived Painter, which has a fresher feel than the 1990's Carter. It also has eminent last-name links to botanist and educator George Washington Carver and short story master Raymond Carver.
Carver appears as a character in the R. D. Blackmore classic Lorna Doone.